IRIS CF managed to bring together the world of American private equity investors with the world of a Rotterdam based entrepreneur. That was a challenge and an absolute must in this transaction.
— Antonio Oken, Former owner/MD Opticool
IRIS CF acted as M&A advisor to the sole shareholder of Opticool in the process of selling 100% of the shares. This process led to a sale to Agro Merchants Group.
About Agro Merchants Group
Agro Merchants Group is a private equity firm with the ambition to build a worldwide network of companies in chilled logistics services. The cornerstone investor in this group is Oaktree Capital Management, one of the largest global players in the field of asset manament approximately € 90 billion under management.
Opticool Fresh Logistics is a logistic service provider in the field of storage and handling of fresh fruit in the port of Rotterdam. Opticool offers a full range of logistics services and manages the entire logistics process on behalf of its customers and partners, from the arrival of the fruit in the ports Rotterdam and Antwerp up to delivery.